Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease affecting American children, according to the. Fortunately, we offer fluoride treatment in our office and are able to advise you on other ways to protect your smile. For example, Dr. Nazarian may recommend fluoridated toothpaste or mouth rinse you can use at home.
If you’re prone to getting cavities, ask our dentist if you’re a candidate for fluoride treatment.
Fluoride Treatment at the Dentist
The white outer layer of your teeth protects the more sensitive dentin beneath, which is why we often recommend fluoride treatment for our patients. During your appointment, we’ll apply topical fluoride varnish to the surface of your teeth. Fluoride varnish strengthens tooth enamel, protecting teeth from cavity-causing plaque. The type of fluoride we use is at a higher concentration than what you’d be able to find over the counter.
Fluoride Treatment at Home
Depending on your oral health needs, we may recommend prescription-strength fluoride toothpaste or mouth rinse. Our dentist will be able to determine the best solution for your smile. Since consuming excess fluoride can cause streaks and spots on the surface of teeth () it’s important you let our dentist know what fluoride products you’re using so we can monitor your intake.
We understand that you’re on a budget, which is why we offer fluoride at the office to help you avoid the cost of fillings, dental crowns, and other restorations. Fluoride treatment is a type of preventive dentistry that allows you to save money in the long run.
Request an Appointment with Dr. Nazarian
Dr. Ara Nazarian is dedicated to helping patients maintain beautiful healthy smiles for life. To request an appointment with our dentist in Troy, MI, call the Premier Dental Center at (248) 457-0500. We hope we hear from you soon!